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GIS Tech




Durham, North Carolina, United States


Job Description:

We are looking for a 100% remote GIS Tech to work with our group in Durham, NC

**The role is remote, but the candidate must reside in the Research Triangle area**

Successful GIS Tech candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment and flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth including:

  • Technical & Non-Technical Training Opportunities
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Mentorship & Training Opportunities
  • Opportunity to Lead, Grow, and Inspire a Dynamic Team

The successful GIS Tech candidate will support some or all of the following activities:

  • Use GIS/CAD software to support electric distribution projects and data maintenance for higher complexity and priority projects.
  • Reference as-builts, work management logs, & other documentation to update GIS data to reflect electric distribution construction completed in the field
  • Identify data inconsistencies and communicate with the appropriate resources to provide accurate data updates to client systems
  • Obtain and manipulate GIS data at state and municipality level
  • Create base maps for site locations and develop site applications for new distribution work
  • Use engineering designs, client standards, and surveying data to produce plan sets for underground utilities (including plan and profile, conduit/cable sketches, traffic control plan, etc.)
  • Ability to work in an Agile team environment where collaboration and receptiveness to feedback are essential to producing high quality work to meet Leidos & clients’ standards. Travel to sites as needed, perform inspections and return to the office to perform engineering design work.

GIS Tech Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires HS Diploma or equivalent and 0-2 years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of Client Standards preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Willingness to perform both field and office work. Overnight travel may be required (10-20% travel)
  • Ability to work in outdoor environments
  • Ability to utilize personal vehicle

GIS Tech Software Experience in one or more programs required:

  • GIS Software such as Small World, Esri Suite (ArcMap, ArcGIS, ArcSDE, ArcIMS, ArcWeb services and ArcGIS Server), QGIS
  • CAD Software such as Bentley Systems (MicroStation), Autodesk (AutoCAD, Maya, Civil 3D)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook, etc.) required

As a GIS Tech, you can expect to gain:

  • Interface with local clients
  • Interactions with other disciplines (Substation, Protection & Controls, and Civil Structural)
  • Partnering with a Variety of Utility Clients Nationwide

No two career paths will ever look the same. At [Register to View] target="_blank">Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.

Protect yourself and your family with the [Register to View] target="_blank">benefits of working for a world-class employer. [Register to View] target="_blank">When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies”.

Leidos is a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Utilities and mobile operators rely on our Power Delivery Services Team for reliable power and telecommunication expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities, more than 160 municipals/cooperatives, as well as a growing number of mobile operators, local utility providers and private developers. In addition to providing engineering and project management services, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful Energy Delivery Solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within the Top 10 T&D Firms, and Top 10 Power Firms



Pay Range:

Pay Range $29,900.00 - $46,000.00 - $62,100.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.